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Assessment 1: Essay
Unit Code: EDU10003 The World of Maths
Students Name: Cindy Nguyen
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The use of mathematics and numeracy has a become an important aspect in our world. The use of both mathematics and numeracy has become one of the most important aspect in our daily lives. Many individuals in the world assume that they’re both the same but, in fact they are two different concepts that have different roles to play in our world. In this essay, we will define and explore the aspects of numeracy and mathematics by discussing the similarities and differences in order to differentiate the two from each other. Furthermore, we will also discover the great ways in which
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Compare geometry in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia
February 14, 2019
1 Introduction
Geometry is the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids,
and higher dimensional objects [1]. Geometric concepts were being utilised as early as 3000 BCE by the Egyptians
and Babylonians, it was a beneficial approach to enhance social well being of the civilisations such as tax collection,
building, trade and other practises [2]. Some important Egyptian documents were written in hieratic script; Rhind
Papyrus (1650 BCE) and Moscow Papyrus (1800 BCE), which were well preserved in the dry climate. However,
collecting Mesopotamia information has been
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Lord of the flies is an allegorical novel written by William Golding that illustrates how regardless of age, humans will always have savage tendencies, and the ability to control these instincts will vary, like the wielder of a sword. Throughout the novel, Jack and Ralph are shown to have strong leadership skills. Whether it is Jack commanding his hunters or Ralph making sure the fire stays lit, they both make sure that their orders are followed. Their leadership styles, however, are very different. Ralph uses the conch to keep everyone in line, and to get everyone to maintain order, whether through calling assemblies, or having rules such as the whoever has the conch may speak rule, his
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Sec 2 IP Maths EOY test 1
1. U-shaped curve passes through the point and has a minimum point of . Find when .
2. Given that , and , where . Find the value of
3. Two consecutive positive odd numbers and are such that . Given that the sum of their squares is 4234 and . Find the value of
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5. 6 men were required to build a bridge 20 metres long in 18 days. On the 4th day, 2 men fell ill and thus could not work for 2 days. On the fifth day, they were tasked to extend the bridge for an additional of 5 metres in 10 days’ time. How many more men should be hired to complete the orders within the deadline?
6. Have you ever wondered how
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An Interesting Equality for Sum of Reciprocals of the Squares
∑∞
k=1 1/k
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March 28, 2007
Overview
Some History about the Sum
Review: Maclaurin Series
Euler’s “Proof”
Expanding sin−1 x (or arcsinx)
Choe’s Proof
Sources for Further Reading
Some History about the Sum
Let I denote the sum
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Jakob Bernoulli (1654–1705) proved that I < 2. Although he and
his brother (Johann) tried very hard, they were not able to find the
exact value of I
Jakob said, “if anybody has discovered the answer that makes us
feel so defeated, please contact us, we will be very grateful.”
Leonard Euler (1707–1783) gave a “proof” that I = pi2/6 in 1734
In fact, he continued to produce the sum of
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Fenel J Fevrin Comment by Ed Cuoco: Nicely done, Fenel.Grade: A
Ed Cuoco
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Math Class Develops Logical Reasoning and Methodical Comprehension
When I talk to someone who, usually, does not share my passion for mathematics, I see how his or her face changes instantly. I always ask myself why they think math class is so hard to learn, and they cannot understand why they study mathematics because they cannot apply mathematics in real life. I always perceive that those people do not understand the basics of mathematics. Mathematics contributes so much that it allows a simple citizen not only to count and to measure but to enable informed decisions, and it allows nations to provide
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Plato's Academy--A mathematical historyThe opening of Plato's Academy in about 387 B.C. is heralded as the turning point in mathematics and was the first European university (Copleston, 127). The word Academy is derived from the name Academos -- the prior owner of the land on which the school was built -- and has become synonymous with higher thought and learning. Prior to the opening of the academy, mathematics was viewed as a subject relevant only to practical matters. Plato regarded the world that we are aware of through our senses as a place of deception, and proposed a world of ideas which were constant and true. (O'Connor and Robertson, Plato). Plato's new philosophy on teaching
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For many years the view has been that there exists great difference between the academic performance of between men and women, and especially within the areas of science and mathematics. Spelke (2005) reports that few women show the talents required in the fields of science and mathematics, therefore there are fewer women within these fields. A recent review found that women in science, engineering, and technology are less likely to obtain tenure (29% of women compared to 58% of men in full-time, ranked academic positions at 4-year colleges) and are less likely to achieve the rank of full professor (23% of women compared to 50% of men
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Plimpton 322 is a cuneiform clay tablet with the catalog number 322 in the G.A. Plimpton Collection at Columbia University. Probably the most well known mathematical tablet, it was written in the Old Babylonian period between 1900 and 1600 B.C.E. and shows the most advanced mathematics known before the development of the Greek mathematics. It was originally thought that Plimpton 322 was one of many tablets that recorded inventories of food and merchandise. However, in 1946 Otto Neugebauer and A. J. Sachs, historians of mathematics, discovered that the numbers in the table were computations and not just records of quantity.Plimpton 322 is written sexigesimally (in base 60) with combinations
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It gives me great pleasure to write something about myself. I completed my Bachelors of Science (Mathematics A, Mathematics B and Statistics) from Islamia College, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, in 1999. It?s a top class and well reputed institute since 1905. After my graduation, I joined Commercial Union Peshawar (UK Based Multinational Co.) as Business Development Executive. I worked here for five months, up to March 2000.After this I got admission in Institute of Management Studies, University of Peshawar for Masters in Business Administration. It?s also a top class and well reputed institute of our country, ranking third in Pakistan. I completed my MBA majors in Finance, in July 2002
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Sir Isaac Newton was born January 4, 1643. At the age of three, he was taken under the care of his grandmother. Newton, however, was never a very good student, so when he was a teenager, his mother pulled him from school to work on the farm to train him as a successful farmer. She saw that he very clever and that he had more important talents than farming, so she sent him to Cambridge University at the age of eighteen. There he learned much about science and mathematics and began to formulate some early theories about mathematics. Immediately after his graduation when he was 21, he began to independent research in the fields of natural philosophy and mathematics. Natural philosophy was a
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Renaissance Character Essay
By: Lesedi Mokhele
Galileo Galilei Essay
Considered the farther of modern science, Galileo Galilei made major contributions to the fields of physics, astronomy, mathematics and philosophy. Despite the struggles in his life such as house arrest, Galileo has revolutionize vast amounts in our modern day lives. The discoveries made by Galileo has helped with knowing weather, noticing change in our agriculture and even understanding why our sky looks the way it does when we have eclipses and our moon phases. Galileo Galilei was a mathematics professor who made pioneering observations of nature with long-lasting implications for the study of physics.
On the
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ArchimedesArchimedes was born in Syracuse, Sicily in 287 BC, fathered by an astronomer named Phidias. Archimedes helped develop many of the formulas used in modern day mathematics like geometry. Very little is known about this famous man other than reports, because it was so long ago that he lived, but he is still to this day known as a great mathematician.It is reported by some authors that he visited Egypt and there invented a device now known as Archimedes' screw. This is a pump, still used in many parts of the world. It is highly likely that, when he was a young man, Archimedes studied with the successors of Euclid in Alexandria. Certainly he was familiar with the mathematics developed
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A few days ago, as I was eating lunch with friends, I entered a heated debate about the worth of education. "I should not have to learn algebra and calculus because it will have no influence on my life," my opponent angrily shouted as I tried to defend the usefulness of mathematics. Three days later, I still mul l over the issue, trying to arrive at the origin of the disparity of views betw een my opponent and me. I treasure every bit of knowledge I gain, in or out of school. When someone contends that a particular academic field or realm of inf ormation has no applications, I feel compelled to demonstrate the fallacy of such an argument by citing an example from my life.As a middle
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20.0% of citywide mathematics scores):
As shown above, white students are 7.0% more likely to attend a top mathematics school and 23% more likely to attend a top reading school than black students. Also, Non-FRL students are 22.0% more likely to attend a top mathematics school and 35.0% more likely to attend a top reading school. Further, there is a 7.0% proficiency gap in mathematics and an 8.0% proficiency gap in reading for FRL students compared to non-FRL students. (DeArmond, Denice, Gross, Hernandez and Jochim, 2015).
· Lack of college placement – There is a severe disparity between the percentage of high school graduates that the SCUSD produces and the amount of students taking steps
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how mathematics is fallible and dubious, but in the 21st century very few would agree with this point. In a very technologically based society, mathematics is held with utmost respect and factual certainty. It's because of incredible advances in this field, as well as other sciences, that we live with such ease and comfort today. Nothing seems more "existent" than being able to truly experience life globally thanks to cell phones, computers, etc.The other side of the comparison that Descartes argues is the existence of God. Ironically, I would argue that today's society, at least in the United States, is at an all time low in terms of belief in God. A recent study showed that 18-29 year olds
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to our education. It shows our past mistakes, how to learn from them, and how to identify future problems in our government. This is something that taking State tests will not give you and help you with later in life.
From my current stand point based on what I've experienced first-hand, I feel that our government and schools care more about test scores than education. The government took one strong step backwards by enacting the No Child Left Behind Act of 2014. By enacting this, the federal law demands that students should be fluent in mathematics and reading., forcing schools to heavily test and focus on these subjects. Our schools only gain from these test scores are federal funding to
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Europe is home to people of many different descents and cultures. And with this diversity of peoples and short distances and large cultural differences.Europe's diversity of peoples has been its greatest assets and its downfall. With short distances and large cultural differences, it has become a constant gyration of ideas, not to mention goods.The Greeks, built the foundation of modern Europe. With their mastery of Arts. Science, and Mathematics, Romans still conquered them, and borrowing from Greek cultures created an empire that stretched across the land.Rome was the first metropolitan area in Europe, with a population over a million.In this fifth century the empire had collapsed, and
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One time, there was this really big guy and he said he was going to steal my sandwich if I didn?t hurry up and eat it. He was born in the exotic part of the Amazon and had a jaunty skin color. So I tried to parry my sandwich by wavered my arms wildly. I connected with his jaw and made him angry. A mathematics teacher caught me in the act and conveyed me to the assistant principles office down at the end of the hallway. The assistant principal was very tawdry in his looks. He had a cheap wool suit with bright yellow banana sneakers like the ones people wore back in the seventies. On his desk were various trinkets and pink slips of many insubordinate students. He scolded me and punished me by
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and are not willing to wake up early in the morning to finish it. That causes them to be tired in school and not be 100% focused.
Homework may be beneficial if given the right amount because it can teach kids responsibility and the knowledge they need for the future. “...your results will improve a little bit by spending more time on homework, but we observed that the benefit you’re going to obtain is so small”(Briars). Giving students homework will show them its their responsibility to get their homework done and in for a grade. Some students are more of a hands-on person rather than just looking at someone teach it. “...Students need to be engaged in making sense of the mathematics. They
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believed "virtue is knowledge". He also believed that every thing and every idea had a mysterious inner "essential nature" and that knowledge lay in finding conclusive definitions.Other than Socrates, Plato was greatly influenced by two other philosophers. Plato was influenced by Pythagoras, a pre-socratic, who was a math fanatic. Pythagoras believed that everything around us is mathematics, meaning all things are numbers and all natural phenomena are mathematical. Pythagoras' famous idea is "Numbers are universal, incorruptible, and eternally true, and their truth can only be revealed through reason."Heraclitus is the other philosopher that influenced Plato. Heraclitus believed the world
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Sang Nguyen
EDUC 1300 5058
Professor Bruce Neary
Nowadays, there are many questionnaires that you can take in order to figure out what type of career choice would be best for you. These are skills assessments, which tells you what you would probably good at, and other is interests assessment, which tells you what you would probably like best as a career. Since I took the EDUC class, I have done many assessments such as: DO WHAT YOU ARE, SMARTER MEASURE, I answered them as honestly as I could. Base on those results and my interest in mathematics, I do want to pursue in education field, especially become a math teacher.
Math teachers work with students of all ages in classrooms
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Computing Fields Analysis
The field of computing is enormous because of how much technology has grown. As a result, the different types of computing-related careers have been categorized into different degrees. Each one has their own qualities that make them unique, so it is good for people to know what they are getting into before they choose one.
While each one is unique, they still have some similarities. Programming, for example, is obviously fundamental to technology; as a result, every programming degree is going to study at least some programming. Also, all the degrees, besides game design, require the study of discrete mathematics. Discrete mathematics is the
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Egyptians produced a vast body of written records, including ethical and moralistic treatises, instructional texts, religious and magical scrolls, evocative love poetry, epic stories, and ribald tales. They possessed a sophisticated understanding of mathematics and the principles of architecture, enabling them to introduce to the world large stone buildings before 2500 bc. Their enduring images--sculpted, painted, and drawn--captivate viewers even today.
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expressions. They also wore leather boots laced up to the knees. There was little or no scenery. Most of the action in the play took place in the orchestra. Later on, as the importance shifted from the chorus to the characters, the action moved to the stage.As mentioned before, the tragedy was created in Athens, but it came about in the 4th and 5th centuries BC when Athens was bustling with radical ideas like democracy, philosophy, mathematics, science and art. This led the Athenians to ask themselves what was the role of men in this world, and tragedy was the answer to their question. They believed that man should live for honor and fame, his action was courageous and glorious and his life would climax in a great and noble death.
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Revolution was the popularization of the belief in a sun-centered universe. Before this time, both Aristotle and Ptolemy supported the theory that the earth was the center of the universe and that the stars and planets revolved around it. Also, the realm of God was believed to lie just outside of this universe. This was known as the geocentric theory and the Catholic Church also strongly supported these beliefs.(Rogers 9) This theory of a geocentric universe held firm until a Polish astronomer named Nicolaus Copernicus proposed that the sun was the center of the universe. His use of mathematics in his theory eliminated many of the inconsistencies that existed in the geocentric theory such as
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preconceived manner. Out thoughts would be guided by the facts as we actually observed them. In The Advancement of Learning, published in 1623 Bacon insisted that true knowledge was useful knowledge. In The Atlantis (1627) he portrayed a scientific utopia whose inhabitants enjoyed a perfect society through their knowledge and command of nature. The fact that knowledge could be used for practical purposes became a sign or proof that it was true knowledge. Baconians believed knowledge was power. Scientific knowledge though, could be used for good or for evil. Bacon's greatest weakness was his lack of an understanding of the role of mathematics. It was later discovered that truly scientific
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committed to the idea that reality is ultimately rational. His Forms are definite realities made up and bonded together in perfectly rational ways, and together they make a perfectly systematic whole. For him, mathematics seems to embody the ideal of knowledge and reason is the only way to discover truth. But not even reason is sufficient - far enough up the hierarchy of Forms one has to "see" the truth with the "mind's eye." Plato is unable to describe what must be seen, so he explains what we cannot see through language using Myths of the Sun and the Cave. Aristotle has no problem expressing himself through language, however. He believes language is capable of expressing the truth of
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analysis techniques we can learn what to focus on and where to invest our resources, which are critical questions to any business owner.
Through my experience in an app development process, I learned we would need to acquire advanced analytical techniques including predictive modeling and econometrics in order to succeed in the digital age. I found myself a perfect match for this career because:
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learned Is not hard for me, but the English skills was a big challenge so that I couldn't get high mark In my first year. I was so worried that I thought about giving up, went back to my hometown. But It still just a thought, I chose to keep going for my dreams. To get my family to have a really happy life, everything Is based on money, that's what I learned through my whole life, so way to achieve that Is getting In to a good university and a good career. Mathematics was the only thing I'm good at I think, so that becomes my entire life goal. Physics and calculus become the subjects I`m working with, and really want to get high mark In these courses. My only goal In high school would be
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., were initially used as a distraction for children. It
was the parent’s way of simply keeping their child from breaking anything around them and
harming themselves. However, Beaumont expresses through the beliefs of philosophers Plato
and Aristotle, that child’s play should not be used only as a distraction. It is argued that there is a
value of play in learning. There are ways a child can learn to develop that cannot be taught
simply through basic education.
There was no formal education for children in Athens, nor was there any set curriculum.
Boys attended private schools, and were taught to read, write, and basic mathematics. Aristotle
discusses how art, specifically drawing and
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Euler Approximation for
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Niklov Rother
Johns Hopkins University
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Biography Of Euler
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Biography
Leonhard Euler, born April 15, 1707, Basel, Switzerland—died
September 18, 1783, St. Petersburg, Russia
Swiss mathematician and physicist, one of the founders of pure
mathematics.
He made decisive and formative contributions to the subjects of
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APPLICATIONS OF GEOMETRY IN DAILY LIFE
Geometry briefly is used in various dailly life applications such as surveying, astronomy, navigation and building and much more. Some of such applications of Geometry in daily life in different fields are described below-
· Art
Mathematics and art are related in a variety of ways. For instance, the theory of perspective showed that there is more to geometry than just the metric properties of figures: and this perspective is the basis of the origin of projective geometry.
· Technicals
The concept of geometry is also applied in the fields of robotics, computer, and video games. Geometry provides handy concepts both for computer and video game
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states, which are represented in the Electoral College by no less than three votes, would be very much opposed to this notion. They would have much less representation in a popular vote, due to the sheer mathematics of their population size. In comparison to a much larger state, the representation of a smaller state would be drastically reduced from what it is under the current system. For example, California has 18 times more votes than a three-vote state, but has much more than 18 times more people in the state. It is clear that small states are at a great advantage under the Electoral College system. Small states would also be at a disadvantage with the absence of the Electoral
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person that does not have the mental capacity either reason or obey reason cannot be part of a city-state and therefore is not a human being. This cannot be true because there are people in the world known as idiot savants who are mentally deficient but are extraordinarily great in one highly specialized field, such as mathematics or music. A person who is extremely gifted in math would not benefit society by doing slave-work, especially in Aristotle's time when the great accomplishments in math had not been discovered yet. Therefore, Aristotle's system is faulted in that it is hard to identify the "natural slave." Another error with Aristotle's opinion is that it is possible that the
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social worker. Other than Sociology and Anthropology, I am also studying the core subjects: reflective practice, which covers social work; English, Mathematics and Academic skills. In reflective practice, I am learning about knowledge, skills and values of social work and the importance of the National Occupational Standards guidelines.I know that university is going to be very challenging but I am very confident that I'll do well. This is because I am very enthusiastic about the social work degree and I believe the key to success is confidence, commitment and enthusiasm, all of which I have.
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The first five chapters of this book provide the foundation for Ray Kurzweil to issue his predictions later in the book. It includes many theorems of physics and mathematics, so if one is not relatively familiar with them, it is possible to miss these essential principles. Nevertheless, his choice of words delineates some difficult concepts, making this tough but rewarding reading.The first chapter ultimately leads up to the most important principle of the book, The Law of Accelerating Returns, which follows:-An evolutionary process is not a closed system; therefore, evolution draws upon the chaos in the larger system in which it takes place for its options of diversity; and-Evolution
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College of Arts and Sciences - What work of art, music, science, mathematics, or literature has surprised, unsettled, or challenged you, and in what way?
When I was around the age of eight, my family and I experienced a devastating house fire that left us homeless, without possessions, and lost. Left Wwith little to nothing, my family and I moved to a decrepit, pre-Civil War farmhouse. Buried Nestled behind towering oak trees and off of a country back roads, we had found a hidden treasure – Arnold Farm.
The house was builtBuilt in the early 1800’s, so itthe house had its a wide collection of problems. The paint throughout the entire house, inside and out, was fading and chipping;, the water
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eradicating the 2nd amendment if they desire to advocate abortion, which isn’t in the constitution? This is because democrats regularly bring up the fact guns kill people. Nevertheless, 14,898 is a lot less than 908,000; so like defying the constitution, liberals defy the basic mathematics of nine hundred thousand is more than fourteen thousand.
The founding fathers were adamant about a strict interpretation of the constitution. As previously mentioned, Thomas Jefferson noted the American government faces danger if they ignore the constitution. In addition, James Madison stated, “do not separate text from historical background,” and ”if you do, you will have perverted the Constitution, which can end
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principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
· Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
· Technology Skills
· Human resources software — the Human resource management software HRMS
· Document management software — Atlas Business Solutions Staff Files; Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS; PDF readers.
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entering the job field, but what is the actual definition of a mechanical engineer one might ask well,
According to Wikipedia
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering physics, engineering mathematics and science principals to design, analyst, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems.
My definition of a mechanical engineer though is
Someone who has lots of fun creating new products and machines using some already formulated calculations to make the job a lot easier.
My Dream is to be on team mustang
Some background
Team mustang is the name that ford gives to the 50 to 75 different engineers to design and pro duce the mustang for the next year. Mechanical engineers
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studies and human interaction, but this is not just from studying psychology but from all studies such as mathematics and literature. I would also like to accomplish on becoming a clinical psychologist sometime in the future, I believe that helping others is the best accomplishment you can make and not only that but you set an example for that person or persons. I think that everyone should give a hand to aid those who need it, but not to feel better about yourself as a person but to make the person you are helping feel better. I believe that peace and understanding are the strongest gift we can give to this world. I may sound like an idiot pointing out obvious or unrealistic accomplishments
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its circumscribing cylinder revolutionized the field of mathematics and engineering, and is used in real world applications.
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Archimedes discovery lead to the development of the infinite series, which was created in India during the 15th century. His discovery also led to vital advancements within the sub field of mathematics, geometry. His discovery directly leads to the way that things are done in today’s society. For example, in the field of engineering. Engineering projects in the present and past use the concept of area and perimeter to calculate the amount of materials and space needed in order to operate
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Born in Vienna in 1878, Lise Meitner was one of eight children; her father was among the first group of Jewish men to practice law in Austria. As with Marie Curie (but rare for a woman at the turn of the century), the intellectual atmosphere that surrounded her as a child nurtured her scientific inclination. She had a "marked bent" for mathematics as well, and adopted Madame Curie and Florence Nightingale as her heroines. The shy, quiet, young woman convinced her father to let her study with a private tutor to prepare her for university study. She easily passed the entrance examination to the University of Vienna. With her usual passion, Lise attended every possible lecture--both in the
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